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Bang Bang Orangutang (2005)

An overworked and stressed out man in the middle of his career causes the worst tragedy that can happen to a family...

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Linda
Mimmi Benckert-Claesson ...
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Sven Blomberg
Reine Brynolfsson ...
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Börje Ahlstedt ...
Åke's Father
Mona Malm ...
Åke's Mother
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Martin
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Patrik
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Maria Gruber
Michael Engberg
Oliver Martinsson ...
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An overworked and stressed out man in the middle of his career causes the worst tragedy that can happen to a family...

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Patrik: You know what you get if you cross a nigger with a gorilla?
Åke: No.
Patrik: A stupid gorilla.
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Referenced in Smagsdommerne: Episode #2.16 (2005) See more »

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Little Bitty Pretty One
Music and lyrics written by Bobby Day as Robert J. Byrd)
Sung by Frankie Lymon
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Not very interesting
11 March 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

A very dark and strong drama. Too bad the characters isn't more down to earth. Of course this is a movie and everything has to be exaggerated to have effect. But still such a good story and it all falls apart for some mysterious reason.

This could easily be a fine movie with very good depth. But as it is made the depth is only in the background, you will only have a hint of the suffering the parents go through. Of course there are tears, but ... tears alone doesn't make a scene strong.

Sorry, people. I do not think that this is what we expect from Swedish movies.


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